The International Slavery Museum is the only national museum in the world dedicated to the history of the transatlantic slave trade and its legacy.
Inside its walls, the exhibits examine historical and contemporary aspects of slavery, exploring the reasons why millions of Africans were forced into slavery. You will also discover Liverpool’s role in that process and how different a place it used to be.
Four galleries: Life in West Africa, Enslavement and the Middle Passage, Legacy and Campaign Zone, represent Black history and heritage.
During your visit, why not dine in our Michelin-recommended Maritime Dining Room on the 4th floor, enjoying delicious food whilst taking in stunning views of Albert Dock and waterfront.
On the ground floor, the Quayside Café has a range of sandwiches, cakes and snacks, and don’t forget you can always pick up a souvenir or gift from our museum shop.
Merseyside Maritime Museum and the International Slavery Museum will be closed for two days on Monday 7 and Tuesday 8 November, while we carry out essential maintenance work. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.